Papua New Guinea
1998-02 I worked as Small scale mining advisor, Wau, Papua New Guinea funded by AusAID.
Education program for small scale miners OccupationalHealth and Safety, technology, small business practice. Production of videos, pamphlets and appropriate technology for a travelling education program eventually moving all over PNG where ever small scale mining takes place. Survey of extent of small scale mining and review of various acts relating to this. Training three counterparts to take over the position including communication with village level people and public speaking at conferences and public occasions.
Planning to set up vocational training program including costing, curriculum
Devising 5-10 year plan for the development of small scale mining in PNG. Management training for Assistant Director Small Scale Mining.
I returned to PNG for Asian Development Bank to assist with SSM development and micro finance project initiation in 2003
Bulolo River in Morobe Province gravel beds where allivial mining is carried out
The main street of Wau in Morobe Province.
The outreach solar power equipment and associated support material about to be loaded onto a small plane in the Waria river valley.
"Sing Sing" at the Morobe show in Lae.
Multiple sluice boxes along the Watut River, Morobe Province
Miner wrapping amalgam in leaves to burn off the mercury at Miss Booth Morobe Province.
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